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Take Pride. Take Ownership. Take Back Your Industry.

The biggest training day in the avionics industry. Bring your technicians – get more training.

The AEA’s popular technical training workshops provide hundreds of convention attendees with the latest in product information, troubleshooting tips, installation recommendations, answers to certification issues and more. All sessions are approved for credit toward the AEA’s Avionics Training Excellence Award, as well as accepted for FAA IA renewal and AMT Awards Program.

New this year!

One day wasn't enough, so we have added sessions on Thursday as well!
Training Contact
Mike Adamson Mike Adamson,
Vice President of Member Programs & Education
Email: mikea@aea.net
Phone: 816-347-8400
  • Thursday 3 p.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Friday 8 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
  • Friday 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
  • Friday 2:40 p.m. - 3:40 p.m.
  • Friday 3:50 p.m. - 4:50 p.m.

True Blue Power - Annapolis 3
Presented by John Gallman, True Blue Power Division Director
Applications of lithium-ion battery technology in general aviation and avionics.

ICG - Annapolis 4
Presented by ICG Product Support
ePhone - An overview of the features and functions available within ICG's latest handset offering. This session will cover basic functionality, modes of operation for Analog and Ethernet connectivity as well as installation and systems interface considerations.

Insurance and Risk Management for the Avionics Business - Baltimore 4
Presented by Brent Anderson, Insurance & Risk Management, CS&A Aviation Insurance

Topics addressed will include:

  • What impacts the cost of insurance the most?
  • What are the three most important things in your avionics business and how do you protect them?
  • Top 10 tips that can save your business.
  • Managing the risk in your business to save money.

Brand Yourself to Get the Job You Want
- Baltimore 3
Presented by Careers Upstairs, the leading employment consultancy in aviation

In today’s interconnected world, your personal brand is an indispensable asset to employ in your next career move. The Internet has brought a paradigm shift, giving social networks - and your brand - a global reach. Modern HR strategies connect employers to candidates through online social networks, presenting you with new opportunities to distinguish yourself. This seminar will show you why building your brand will empower you to get the job you want.

*This training session is also available on Tuesday, April 3 and Friday, April 6




Cobham Avionics Integrated Systems (S-TEC) - Annapolis 3
Presented by Timothy Linder, field service engineer/technical support
2100 Digital Autopilot operation, troubleshooting and maintenance practices. Interfacing the 2100 with Garmin G500/600 systems.


Trig Avionics
- Annapolis 4
Presented by Andy Davis, CEO

ADS-B Installation using 1090ES. A practical workshop for dealers, looking at the fitting of Trig ADS-B transponders in general aviation aircraft.



Universal Avionics
- Baltimore 2
Presented by Carey Miller, manager of business development

Description and overview of Future of Air Navigation Systems (FANS), timelines, approved process and cost of noncompliance.



Aspen Avionics - Annapolis 3
Presented by Mike Studley, director field support
Installation and troubleshooting of Evolution Flight Display and Aspen’s New Connected Panel Technology (2 hours).


Comant Industries
- Annapolis 4
Presented by Don Jeckell, director of marketing

Aviation antennas, installation tips, troubleshooting and frequently asked questions. Free antennas will be given away to attendees who answer FAQs correctly.



Flight Display Systems
- Baltimore 2
Presented by Steve Lord, northeast regional sales manager
Best practices for cabin management systems and in-flight entertainment installations including wiring information, data routing, accessory input and high-definition content. Noise cancelling headsets and/or iPad speaker system will be given away at the conclusion of this course.



FreeFlight Systems
- Baltimore 3
Presented by Pete Ring, regional sales manager

An informational session about the “ins” and “outs” of ADS-B and how to apply through FreeFlight products.



PS Engineering
- Baltimore 4
Presented by Gary Picou, vice president
Benefits of the new PMA8000D, dual audio panel. How to install a dual audio panel system, and how to avoid some common mistakes. Discounts on PS Engineering equipment will be given away during this course.



Aircell - Annapolis 4
Presented by Ann Zachwieja, product manager
Introduction and overview of two new online support tools for dealers – both being debuted for the first time at AEA 2012.


Aspen Avionics - Annapolis 3 (continued from 1:30 p.m.)
Presented by Mike Studley, director of field support
Installation and troubleshooting of Evolution Flight Display and Aspen’s New Connected Panel Technology.


Guardian Avionics - Baltimore 4
Presented by Ash Vij, president
Installation, troubleshooting and certification of Model 454/455, the Bluetooth GPS Transmitters to iPads. Pluse our entire line of CO Detectors and Pulse Oximeters.


L-3 Avionics
- Baltimore 2
Presented by William Tramper, senior field service engineer

New product overview. To be announced.



Sandel Avionics
- Baltimore 3
Presented by Charlie Cranford, product support

Installation and troubleshooting of the ST3400H HeliTAWS plus the latest updates on other Sandel displays.



Aeroflex - Annapolis 3
Presented by Brian Schirer, avionics business development manager

Transponder introduction and test methods, testing the NextGen avionics systems with the IFR 6000, GPSG-1000, ALT-8000.


Brand Yourself to Get the Job You Want - Baltimore 3
Presented by Careers Upstairs, the leading employment consultancy in aviation

In today’s interconnected world, your personal brand is an indispensable asset to employ in your next career move. The Internet has brought a paradigm shift, giving social networks - and your brand - a global reach. Modern HR strategies connect employers to candidates through online social networks, presenting you with new opportunities to distinguish yourself. This seminar will show you why building your brand will empower you to get the job you want.

*This training session is also available on Tuesday, April 3 and Thursday, April 5



Honeywell
- Baltimore 2
Presented by Russ Gordon

Satcom System Training.



ICG
- Annapolis 4
Presented by ICG Product Support
FANS Over Iridium (FOI) - An overview of FANS Over Iridium and the emerging requirements for DataLink around the world. This session will cover a brief history of FANS and FANS over Iridium, equipment and operational approval guidelines and the benefits of Iridium for operational and safety services in the future.


 
55th Annual AEA International Convention & Trade Show
April 3-6, 2012 • Washington, D.C. • Gaylord National Hotel & Convention Center
816-347-8400 • aea.net
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